Donald Glover is set to play Hypno-Hustler, a villain from the Spider-Man universe, in a new movie.
According to Variety and Deadline, Glover will produce and play the lead in the upcoming live-action movie about Hypno-Hustler.
Details as to the as-yet-untitled film’s plot are under wraps and a director has not yet been revealed. The script is reportedly set to be written by Eddie Murphy‘s son, Myles Murphy.
Hypno-Hustler was first introduced in “Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man” #24 in 1978. The character, created by Bill Mantlo and Frank Springer, otherwise known as Antoine Delsoin, is known for fronting a band called the Mercy Killers and using pieces of hypnotic equipment to rob those at his shows.
Glover previously appeared in the Spider-Man series as Aaron Davis, also known as the Prowler, in 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Glover will also star in a forthcoming Prime Video adaptation of Mr. & Mrs. Smith alongside Pen15‘s Maya Erskine.
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